Insurrection Case Copeland Swore at Judge
& PSO Now Bid to Seal It, Inner City
Russell Lee, Patreon
UK - Honduras
August 20 -- On May 6,
decision in US
v. Munchel, Magistrate Judge
held a series
May 28, when
Inner City Press
called in to cover
the follow up,
off with no
there are attempted to
and live tweeted it, here:
am going to
issue an order
request that I
and commit him
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part of the
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called back to
swear at the
and Court) of
and then hung
up again. Id.
at 30-31. "
the type of
“I want to be
also said that
he was at the
edge of a
(PSO Report at
sent his PSO a
them I want to
speak, or I
will die for
it!” He went
on to say “If
they issue a
will have to
come and get
me, and it
The May 28
case of US v.
said they are
going to go
under seal -
It's one thing
to briefing go
But what about
only by video.
I'll seal it
in a minute.
If I defer
June 7, he
have been put
in the waiting
until the host
does that mean
it will go
back on the
up to the
ending now. As
hangs up on
the Press. Is
how it's done?
call back in
to see if it
goes back on
later on May
28 this was
went to 3:44
pm. But what
Judge Robin M.
Hearing as to
11:00 AM in
Judge Robin M.
Bond Status of
May 6: courtroom deputy tells Zoomer
with "expletive as name" to "change your name
or removed." Uh, Cohen v California?
Lawyer for accused insurrectionist
Anthony Antonio tells someone (the
prosecutor), You look like Chris Hayes of
MSNBC. An advocacy tactic? [Seems so - see
below, he bragged about knowing Biden]
Now a "Mister Copeland" on the
multi-defendant call is shouting, I'm in my
car, I have nothing to hide! He is told,
repeatedly, not to talk on the public line. I
have nothing to hide, Copeland says.
Voice: "Can't the clerk mute Mr Copeland?"
Deputy: You're not his lawyer. So, no. Voice:
I'm just a person who wants to get some work
done. Copeland: You are evil!
From DOJ website: "Copeland was arrested on
April 29 and had his initial appearance the
same afternoon. He was released on condition."
Courtroom deputy says Copeland will be
processed last today. Thread will continue
Confirmed: Copeland of "you are evil" is
Landon Kenneth COPELAND, calling in by phone
for initial appearance in DDC,As Judge
Meriweather runs through general condition of
release for other defendants, Copeland cuts in
- "I have questions about my conditions" .. I
am free Deputy: This is not the time for you
Deputy: We are not going to get anywhere like
this. We can't have these interruptions, or
we're not going to get through this calendar
today. Copeland: I'll keep my mouth shut, I
promise. Deputy: Or I'll mute you. Copeland:
Copeland: I just want to ask, if any of this
negotiable? Deputy: You are going to be muted
if you don't stop right now. We'll call on
your lawyer later.
Now processed, with less fanfare, is William
Tryon previously released by a Magistrate
Judge in the Northern District of New York.
His Magistrates' Court case number is lower
than Copeland, but he is not listed on DOJ's
web page of cases.
Another straight forward appearance:
Anthony Antonio. He was living in Delaware but
now working on South Carolina for the past two
months. His lawyer wants a loosening of
conditions of release, says, "I'll keep it to
four minutes or less... My client has no
Anthony Antonio's lawyer says his client
work for a "solar company, Excel." They moved
him to Illinois where, during the lockdown,
"he became hooked on Fox-mania." Copeland: I
would like to object! That's not pertinent!
[These multi-defendant presentments may
not be a good idea - Copeland is objecting to
Antonio's lawyer pleading "Fox-itis"]
Antonio's lawyer: He stood on the steps
exhorting peaceful protest. He smiled at
police. Copeland: I object! Judge: Please mute
Antonio's lawyer: I will remember this hearing
forever. My client came to me on Jan 20. I was
not going to represent anyone from that mess,
I was going to say, "I don't represent you
Antonio's lawyer: I contacted my
Congress-person, to make him available at
impeachment hearing. But they called no
witnesses. [Imagine Copeland on mute]
Antonio's lawyer: Now my client works
for a roofing company in South Carolina. He
has to travel to a seminar, May 15-19 in Utah.
[He could visit Copeland] Antonio's lawyer
calls his client "a cooperating witness with
the FBI." Really?
Says, needs to go to Texas in June and another
one in September. [Particularly bad idea to
have a joint proceeding of a self-declared
cooperating witness with a defendant like
Antonio's lawyer is laying it on thick -
says he knows Biden and would ask him to
sponsor him into the DC Bar. Except Biden is
not admitted. Also agrees to waiving Speedy
Trial Act time, so that "the bad guys" can be
prosecuted before his client.
Now as routine insurrection cases from
Kansas are processed, a friend of Copeland
calls in and speaks up. Deputy is referring
her to AT&T listen-only line. But I like
to listen, she says. Copeland is soon:
Copeland starts with a bang: You people f*cked
this up, he says. "You're going to give me a
psych eval. I don't like 70% of my income
going to the government. F*ck all of you!
Copeland has been muted. Judge: Profanity is
not allowed to be used in court proceedings.
Whatever grievances you have with Federal law
enforcement or the court, this is not the time
to raise it. It does you a dis-service. We
expect order in the court.
Judge: Counsel, if I put you in a break-out
room I could provide it. I would have asked
the Marshals to remove him. We have other
defendants. Lawyer: He might benefit from a
break-out with the attorney he met with in
Utah, Mr. Stout. We don't have a relationship
Mr. Stout: I'm available. Deputy: OK, we'll do
another case first.
Copeland: I wanna talk in open court you
mother f*ckers! Deputy: I thought I had muted
Update: Judge Meriweather put Copeland
in a breakout room, said proceeding would
resume. Then the AT&T line cut off. Now
both of her lines are on AT&T hold music.
No announcement as to whether Copeland came
back on, or the resolution. Like the withheld
have more on
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